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The Resource Asklepios, medicine, and the politics of healing in fifth-century Greece : between craft and cult, Bronwen L. Wickkiser

Asklepios, medicine, and the politics of healing in fifth-century Greece : between craft and cult, Bronwen L. Wickkiser

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Asklepios, medicine, and the politics of healing in fifth-century Greece : between craft and cult
Title
Asklepios, medicine, and the politics of healing in fifth-century Greece
Title remainder
between craft and cult
Statement of responsibility
Bronwen L. Wickkiser
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1969-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Wickkiser, Bronwen Lara
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Aesculapius (Greek deity)
  • Medicine, Greek and Roman
Label
Asklepios, medicine, and the politics of healing in fifth-century Greece : between craft and cult, Bronwen L. Wickkiser
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [153]-169) and index
Contents
Common Perceptions of Asklepios and His Cult -- The Current Project -- 1. From Practice to Profession: The Development of Greek Medicine from the Bronze Age to the Fifth Century BC -- 2. Searching for a Cure: The Limits of Medicine and the Development of Asklepios' Cult -- 3. Asklepios and His Colleagues: Doctors and Divine Healers -- 4. Documenting Asklepios' Arrivalin Athens -- 5. Asklepios and the Topography ofAthenian Cult -- 6. Asklepios and Athenian Empire -- Epidauros and Athens in the Peloponnesian Wars -- The Peace of Nicias and Epidaurian Asklepios -- Athens, Cults, and Politics in the Fifth Century -- Negotiating Empire -- Asklepios and the Kerykes in 418 BC -- Mapping Meaning: The Epidauria Procession
Control code
ocn187300382
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiii, 178 p.
Isbn
9780801889783
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2007052745
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)187300382
Label
Asklepios, medicine, and the politics of healing in fifth-century Greece : between craft and cult, Bronwen L. Wickkiser
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [153]-169) and index
Contents
Common Perceptions of Asklepios and His Cult -- The Current Project -- 1. From Practice to Profession: The Development of Greek Medicine from the Bronze Age to the Fifth Century BC -- 2. Searching for a Cure: The Limits of Medicine and the Development of Asklepios' Cult -- 3. Asklepios and His Colleagues: Doctors and Divine Healers -- 4. Documenting Asklepios' Arrivalin Athens -- 5. Asklepios and the Topography ofAthenian Cult -- 6. Asklepios and Athenian Empire -- Epidauros and Athens in the Peloponnesian Wars -- The Peace of Nicias and Epidaurian Asklepios -- Athens, Cults, and Politics in the Fifth Century -- Negotiating Empire -- Asklepios and the Kerykes in 418 BC -- Mapping Meaning: The Epidauria Procession
Control code
ocn187300382
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiii, 178 p.
Isbn
9780801889783
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2007052745
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)187300382

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